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May 20, 2020

Meet McKimmon’s Zoom Whisperer

Instructors offering courses through the McKimmon Center get some virtual hand-holding from emerging media expert Rob Chapman. 

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May 6, 2020

Gearing Up

While students were on spring break, NC State staff made a mad dash to purchase and prepare hundreds of laptops, webcams and other technology for faculty members suddenly faced with the prospect of teaching remotely. 

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Apr 8, 2020

WolfBytes in the House

We may be scattered far and wide, but the crew behind WolfBytes Video Services spans the distance to keep the Pack tuned in and upbeat. 

More than 5,000 people march outside the Federal Building in Los Angeles in May 1983 to draw attention to the emerging AIDS crisis.

Apr 2, 2020

Lessons From a Pandemic

No one survives a pandemic untouched by the experience, says NC State editorial director David Hunt. In a first-person account of his work covering the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Hunt sees parallels with today's coronavirus outbreak. 

Josh Privette and Justine Hollingshead make the Wolfpack sign.

Mar 28, 2020

Answering the Call

A team of NC State employees is standing by to answer your questions on a wide range of topics. The Wolfpack Response Line is just a phone call away in uncertain times. 

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Mar 24, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely. 

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Feb 12, 2020

35% Complete Employee Survey So Far

Faculty and staff have until Feb. 18 to complete the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey. 

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Jan 29, 2020

Watch for Email With Link to Employee Survey

It's time for the 2020 UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, an online questionnaire that tracks key aspects of job satisfaction. All full-time, permanent faculty and staff will receive an email giving them access to the survey Feb. 4. 

The chancellor sings the alma mater with mascots and students during fall address.

Jan 15, 2020

Survey Takes a Second Look at Employee Engagement

A 2018 survey of faculty and staff led to a host of workplace improvements across campus. In February, employees will have the opportunity to weigh in again. 

Student works on a laptop.

Jan 14, 2020

Online Programs Advance in Rankings

NC State's online master's programs in engineering, information technology, business and education score among the best in the nation on an annual survey by U.S. News. An online bachelor's degree program jumps 19 spots. 

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Jan 10, 2020

Mideast Tragedy Claims Alumna

An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner. 

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Dec 3, 2019

3 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

NC State innovators in the fields of food safety and computer networking are recognized by the National Academy of Inventors. 

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Sep 23, 2019

Shining a Light on Foreign Influence

NC State employees who file conflict of interest forms are asked to report professional activities involving foreign entities. The new scrutiny comes in response to growing concern about undue foreign influence in federally funded research. 

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Aug 19, 2019

6 Subjects in Top 50 Globally

Six NC State disciplines rank among the best in the world, according to the Shanghai Rankings. NC State scores among the top 300 institutions overall. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Aug 16, 2019

DASA Interim Leaders Named

Provost Warwick Arden selects two seasoned administrators to lead the Division of Academic and Student Affairs on an interim basis.